Today has been an auspicious day for many celebrating the Chinese New Year. The new year symbolises the letting go of the old and unworkable in order to embrace the new.
Dan Seigal presented in Brisbane this Month on the benefits of mindfulness on the human brain. The research is now so strong that we would strongly encourage a regular practice of mindfulness, for health, brain health and general happiness and well being.He has written the mindful brain which highlights the changes that occur in the brain with regular practise.
This Sunday we met in my clinic for the regular monthly mindfulness meditation. Meditation is a precious opportunity to connect with the inner you and with that have more connection with the outer.
One of the challenges that many people struggle with is maintaining enthusiasm. It is easy to start but more difficult to persist. However, if we can persist with persistence the habit of mindfulness becomes the norm rather than the habit of distraction.
Our next meditation group will be run the first Sunday of April at 2pm.